September 28, 2022

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Expo 2020 presents the history of the Iraq Post

Expo 2020 presents the history of the Iraq Post

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Iraq participates in its well-known and ancient history at Expo 2020 with the Iraq Postal Exhibition and Iraq’s first postage stamps, and sees the best and most significant visitors who show their admiration for the stamps on display. And information, and some important points in the history of Iraq are reflected in the temporal and political stages.

There is a series of stamps published in 1923, where a collection of 12 stamps featuring eight different designs depicting scenes and images of ancient, modern and contemporary history.

One of the most important and important brands is the portrait of King Faisal I of Iraq, whose price is one rupee, issued in 1921, followed by 13 series. Different prices, in 1931, and it is considered one of the most expensive Iraqi stamps, because the King Cozy I brand, issued in 1934, is one of the most important brands and is considered one of the most expensive. Iraqi Stamps: King Kasi I issues 18 stamps.

The pavilion also houses a postage stamp from the time of President Abdul Karim Qasim, the founder of the Republic of Iraq, issued in 1960. The number of stamps issued by President Abdul Karim Qasim is 26. One of the most expensive Iraqi brands.

The origins and existence of mail in Iraq date back to the Ottoman era, when Britain opened two post offices in Iraq in 1868, and began after the publication of the Ottoman postal system in the modern postal sector. In 1869, it began to develop in terms of transportation, management and treatment, and authorities began to establish post offices in Iraq, which established several post offices and modern post lines, and the Iraq Postal Code was passed in 1930.

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Ala al-Thai, chairman of the Iraqi delegation to the Dubai Expo and deputy director of the General Company for the Iraq Post, said: Many visitors express their interest in the collections which will be displayed as an important opportunity to tell its history and its treasures in front of all the visitors to the Dubai Expo from all over the world.

He pointed out that such an event provides a platform to enhance the images of cultural and civilized exchanges among the people, to integrate strategic partnerships that enrich postage stamps in the region, and to provide a unique experience in collecting stamps for the preservation of culture and civilization. Tradition, and as we are an integral part of this scenario, we look forward to strengthening cooperation between the Iraq Post, participating sponsors and various sponsors in the public interest service.